President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi definitely doesn’t want to make a date with the now-running banking inquiry. Photograph: Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

Mario Draghi was asked to appear, but he’s not inclined to - and there’s nothing Enda can do

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams felt obliged to remind Taoiseach Enda Kenny that he is “a player” and not merely a “junior partner” in the Northern Ireland negotiations. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Kenny and Martin finally make up over issue of the mystery of the disappearing files

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: ball handling skills let him down during a nailbiting showdown in a local golf club. Photograph: Alan Betson

President and Minister have combined age of 144 – but it hasn’t slowed their gallop

On tap: John Carter from Drogheda, Co Louth, who was among the tens of thousands at the water protest in Dublin.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Gerry Adams, Mary Lou McDonald receive cheers during water charge protest

“I love my country!” boomed Michael Ring. “To Inda Kinny and to Joan Burton, I want to say: CARRY ON!” At which stage he was carried out. Or at least, he should have been. Photograph: Frank Miller.

Early in the debate the Opposition had clearly written it off as a waste of time

 TD Jerry Buttimer: “His attendance was a symbolic gesture and sent a powerful message of support for what we are doing.” Photograph: Andres Poveda

Bishop of Elphin wonders what Enda Kenny was thinking attending a gay bar

Tánaiste Joan Burton (right) and Mary Lou McDonald of Sinn Féin. Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s getting TV-show hectic in Leinster House

Sinn Fein’s Mary Lou McDonald: brought up the dreaded Ansbacher accounts. Photograph: Collins

Give Mary Lou McDonald a mirror and she’d upstage herself

Gráinne Byrne and John Kelly pictured at a candlelight vigil outside the Dáil in response to the death on Molesworth street of Jonathan Corrie who was homeless. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Jonathan Corrie was not the first homeless person to die in Dublin, he won’t be the last

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